Minor & U17 Hurling Championships 2017


#931

Trigger


#932

At this remove I don’t really remember. O’Donnell did for a while. O’Neill too. Read back through the thread. Several people made the same observation. Even when they went a man down we refused to move a man into the forwards despite being down at the time. Call it a sweeper. Call it what you want. Whatever it was tactically, it didn’t work


#933

The reason you don’t recall who the sweeper was at this "remove* is because we didn’t play a sweeper. O Neill though wearing number 5 spent the whole match as an orthodox edge of the square full forward. Ends o Donnell though wearing 12 played the march as a left half back.


#934

Ok. We’re all wrong. You’re right. We’ll leave it at that.


#935

Who else apart from yourself claimed there was a sweeper? I can’t find anyone.

It was obvious to anyone at the match there was no sweeper. Criticising a manager in the wrong from your sofa is bad form.


#936

Liam Mc and PP2017 both make reference to it above, around post 810-830. And I wasn’t on my sofa. I’ve been at all the U/17 and minor games this year bar the U/17 Leinster final.

Management has been very good all year. Much better than previous years. But they didn’t get it right last week. It’s an opinion. No need to take offence. Overall they did very good work.


#937

It looked a defensive/sweeper setup on the day. For the beginning of the second half it looked a two man full forward line for large parts, sometimes with three in midfield. It was my immediate observation watching it. Seeing some of their games this year it didn’t correlate with previous setups of this team. This by the way is an opinion based forum but obviously being part of the setup or Management you are taking it as personal. If you read back through previous postings this setup was well praised. That for many on this forum was a game that could well have been won, but again that’s opinion.


#938

Have dublin invented a new tactic … The " invisible sweeper" :wink:… The purist will be up in arms when this gets out


#939

Not a completely new tactic. Fulchester United had an invisible striker called Johnny X. Scored a lot of goals it must be said.


#940

Anyone at development squads blitz today.
Heard tipp beat dublin under 14A by 15 points


#941

Are the Forristal, Arrabawn etc this weekend? Anyone got any results? Was that Tipp match in the Forristal?


#942

Yeah. All on. Under 14 is forristal. Under 16 arrabawn


#943

Yes. They were not expecting to go well.


#944

Lost to Tipp 3-9 to 1-4, beat Waterford 4-6 to 3-6 after being down 2-1 to 0-0 in the Forristal

Lost 6-10 to 0-6 to Cork in Sonny Walsh (Div 2)


#945

Jesus.


#946

That cork rise is still happening. Any word on other squads?


#947

Wouldn’t worry about Division 2 result but the loss to Tipp is worrying


#948

Who are the managers to those teams Alan?


#949

Not sure. Sorry.


#950

See laois beat KK and Waterford in under 15